The Crucial Things You Should Ask On A Job Interview

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Endo, or end-of-contract, is one of the things a job-seeker doesn’t want to hear during a job interview, but sometimes there is no choice to accept especially when money is tight. Which is why, aside from preparing for the interview and researching about the potential employer, highlighting skills, and showing confidence, the interviewee also should also ask interviewer questions before accepting any job so that they know what they are agreeing to.
When you ask questions, it shows the interviewer you are deeply interested in joining their company and offering your skills for their benefit, not only because you need the job. Here are some questions you should ask your interviewer should you find yourself in the position of finding a job.

Ask about the company

Don’t ask about what the company is about and what services or produces they offer—it just shows how unprepared you are. Do however, ask how the company measures the success of their employees, or what they value most. This way, you can know how you can get ahead. You can also ask your interviewer if the company has new plans to foster their growth. By asking this you show the interviewer your interest and if you end up mentioning any of the services and products the company offers, then you also show him or her that you prepared well.

Ask about their fellow workmates

You should ask this question assuming you will get the job. Since the interviewer will be telling you things about the people you’ll be working with every day for quite some time, you should listen closely and carefully.
You could ask who previously had the job they’re looking to fill. By asking this question, you’ll find out if the previous person resigned, retired, or was fired. This can give you a clue on the culture of the company, their average length of stay, their ages, or maybe if the employees are happy or unhappy about working there.
You could also ask if the interviewer is happy working there. That way, you’ll get a little insight on how satisfied he or she is with her job since they’ll be sharing their feelings with you, and can give you an idea on whether or not you really want the job. If the interviewer has a difficult time answering your question, then that’s a big red flag waving in front of you.

Ask about yourself

You have to have guts to ask the next question: am I qualified for this position?  This also means that you’re confident in your skills, and then you can follow up that question by asking what skills should the perfect or ideal candidate have? The answer will let you know exactly what the company is looking for and should the interviewer miss something that you already possess, then you can mention it and maybe even get an advantage over the other applicants.

Most applicants say they have no questions when the interviewer asks, but don’t be afraid to know more about the company you’re about to enter. Ask questions, maybe it’ll be the reason you’ll be hired!

*This is a guest post by Justin Estor and is for informational purposes only*